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Lottery prize reaches record high

Channel Islands Christmas Lottery tickets
The draw for the 2009 Channel Islands Christmas Lottery is on 17 December

This year's Channel Islands Christmas Lottery is the most lucrative in its history as the first prize has reached £651,000.

This is the highest first prize since 1975 when Guernsey and Jersey's draws were merged.

Organisers said 26 charities received a share of the proceeds last year and hope even more money will be given to charity this year.

The draw takes place on Thursday at 1815 GMT.



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